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The Littlest Zombie

The other night, I drifted off to sleep thinking about really small-scale crocheted items. And so yesterday afternoon/evening, using a #7/1.5mm steel crochet hook, some embroidery floss, and the zombie pattern in Creepy Cute Crochet as a guide, I made this little guy: To get an idea of the scale, I used a quarter for […]

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What are the dimensions of a baby?

How do you design knitwear for babies if you don’t have one? A woman I met up at House on the Hill told me she really wants to knit a little sweater jumper for her daughter. This prompted me to start designing one for her, but as I have no baby to test my design […]

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Bead Crochet

While we were chatting at a recent cookie booth sale, one of the girls in my Girl Scout troop saw my dark grey crocheted cotton bracelet, and mentioned that her sister has a bracelet similar to mine, except that it is knitted and incorporated some wooden beads, and she thought that was really cool. Inspired […]

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A Tale of Two Hats – a study in gauge

My friend Beth had the cutest little hat that she crocheted, and she kindly passed the pattern on to me. She found it on in a crochet post with several pictures of hats all made with the same pattern. I loved the hat, and since I I had my yarn and hooks with me, […]

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